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On Saturday, 13th February 2021 at 08:46am, crews from Swansea Central, Swansea West and Morriston attended a fire, at a multiple occupancy property, in the Sandfields area of Swansea. The fire was located in a first floor flat of a four-storey building. Persons were evacuating the premises on the arrival of the Fire Service. A mother and infant were assisted from a flat, on ...

On Tuesday, 09/02/2021 at 10:20pm, crews from Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells attended a property fire near Llandrindod Wells. The fire was located in a first floor flat and the flat was heavily smoke logged. Firefighters administered casualty care to a male casualty and a female casualty before they were taken to hospital by the Ambulance Service. Firefighters also rescu ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are collaborating with Hywel Dda University Health Board to enhance the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine to the communities of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. With the next phase of their COVID-19 vaccination programme initiating, Hywel Dda University Health Board recognised some of the challenges they faced with vaccin ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) have upgraded its aerial rescue provisions. On Monday, 4th January 2021, three brand new Turntable Ladders were made operationally active by MAWWFRS and went on the run at Morriston, Aberystwyth and Haverfordwest fire stations. Group Manager Ricky Woodhead said “We’re delighted to bring in these state-of-the-art appliance ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is calling on all residents to take extra care when driving this winter, with 138 Road Traffic Collisions having already been recorded across our Service area. Road Safety Manager, Station Manager Spencer Lewis, said:  “With the numbers of RTC recorded this winter so far, its imperative that we take more care on the roads to help red ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have attended 10 flooding incidents in the past 24 hours, 07:50am 21/01/2021 to 07:50am 22/01/21.   At 12:23pm yesterday, Thursday 21st January 2021, Joint Fire Control received the first call to a flooding incident in Skewen, Neath   A major incident was declared after at least eight streets, including Goshen Park, flooded and a l ...

Emergency services and other agencies remain at the scene of a flooding incident in Skewen. Residents from around an additional 20 houses were evacuated at around 9pm last night. Chief Supt Trudi Meyrick said: “We would like to thank residents and the wider community for their co-operation in this difficult time for them all. “We appreciate people are eager to get back to th ...

Over the past 24 hours, 08:00 am 20/01/2021 to 08:00 am 21/01/2021, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) have received 233 calls through its Joint Fire Control. Of the 233 calls, Joint Fire Control received 140 flood-related calls. 71 calls of external flooding, 57 calls of internal flooding and 12 calls where the flooding posed a risk to life.* Amongst the bu ...

Emergency services will remain overnight at the scene of a flooding incident in Skewen. A major incident was declared after at least eight streets, including Goshen Park, flooded and a large number of properties needed to be evacuated. Everyone who was evacuated has been found accommodation for tonight, estimated at around 80 residents. There have been no reported injuries and ...